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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]


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June 13: Hart District Special, Regular Meetings
Monday, Jun 11, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is Wednesday, June 13 at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. The meeting is set to start at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a closed session to start at 5:45 p.m. The...

Deadline Extended for Hart District Measure SA Oversight Committee Member
Thursday, May 31, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District has extended the deadline for a new member of the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee to June 22. This member will serve a two-year term with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The committee is looking for a member who would fit in the Taxpayer...

May 16: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is Wednesday, May 16 at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. The meeting is set to start at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a closed session to start at 6 p.m. The...

Hart District Schools Honored by US News & World Report
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

All six comprehensive high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District (Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Valencia and West Ranch) plus Academy of the Canyons were honored with distinctions from the annual U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Rankings. The six comprehensive...

Hart District in Need of Measure SA Committee Member
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District needs a new member of the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee. This member will serve a two-year term with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The committee is looking for a member who would fit in the Taxpayer Organization category. In other words,...

May 2: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is Wednesday, May 2 at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session will start at 6:30 p.m., during which personnel matters and union negotiations will be...

Automotive Awards Given to Hart District Students
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Three students from the Hart School District’s Automotive Systems Diagnostics, Service and Repair pathway were awarded $500 cash awards by Dave Reeves of Reeves Complete Auto Center in Canyon Country. Canyon’s Ben Goosens, Hart’s Garrett Cole and Saugus’s Hailee Corrington were chosen by their...

April 18: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Apr 16, 2018

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is Wednesday, April 18 at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. A closed session starts at 6 p.m. with agenda items including rejection of a confidential legal claim;...

Hart District Eager to See Action on Long-Awaited Facilities Funding
Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

In 2016, California voters went to the polls and made it clear they wanted elected state officials to spend more money on school construction and passed Proposition 51 to invest $9 billion to upgrade aging buildings, build new schools where needed and build Career Technical Education (CTE) facilities...

Hart District Appoints Founding Principal of Castaic High School
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to name Melanie Hagman as the founding principal of Castaic High School. The appointment becomes effective July 1, 2018. Castaic High School is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2019 for 9th graders only. Ms....

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1890 - 18-day murder trial of Castaic's W.C. Chormicle and W.A. Gardner ends in acquittal [story]
1950 - Dedication of H.M. Newhall Memorial Park, aka Newhall Park [story]
Crooks Binge on Victims’ Data with Streaming Service Scam
Fraud Alert: Crooks Binge on Victims’ Data with Streaming Service Scam
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours Social at Ashley Furniture on Wednesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m.
June 20: Business After Hours Social at Ashley Furniture
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons will welcome back the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West Concert Band on Wednesday, June 27.
June 27: Air Force Band of the Golden West Returns to the PAC
Throughout the week of June 11, 2018, the House of Representatives voted to pass a package of legislation to help combat the rising nation-wide opioid epidemic. Representative Steve Knight (R-CA) voted in support of all the measures.
Knight Supports Legislation Package to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Khecari, a Chicago-based contemporary dance company directed by CalArts alumna Julia Rae Antonick (Dance BFA 03) and Jonathan Meyer, will be undertaking a study in duration from June 18 through June 24. Their newest project, "The Retreat: One Week" is a 168-hour dance and music performance that begins on June 18 and runs through June 24.
June 18-24: CalArts Alumna to Present a 168-Hour Dance Performance
Your rights guarantee that you get the health services the law says you can get, protect you against unethical practices, and ensure the privacy of your personal and medical information. You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect at all times, and to be protected from discrimination.
Know Your Medicare Rights | Commentary by Greg Dill
This month, CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) will head to Warsaw for a month-long interdisciplinary collaboration with Teatr Studio, one of Poland’s premier experimental theaters.
CalArts Center for New Performance to Host Residency, Festival in Poland
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has identified the first case of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2018 season (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena as cases identified in those cities are reported by their local health departments) and the Department of Public Health is urging all residents to take precautions against mosquitoes.
First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in LA County
The Santa Clarita Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency (SCV-GSA) is inviting stakeholders and members of the public to participate in its Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) Workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 2:30 p.m.
June 26: SCV-GSA Invites Public to its Groundwater Sustainability Plan Workshop
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Scientific Services Bureau, Forensic Identification Specialist Michelle Acevedo and her partners, routinely go above and beyond the call of duty. On one particular day, Michelle’s supervisor received a request from our Homicide Bureau to photograph human remains found 600 feet down a cliff off of Angeles Crest Highway.
LASD Recognizes Forensic I.D. Specialist for Going Beyond the Call of Duty
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced that a diverse group of patient groups, legal experts, economists, medical associations, and public health experts, filed amicus briefs in Texas et al. v. United States et al. supporting California’s opposition to Texas and 19 other states’ motion seeking to halt the operation of the Affordable Care Act nationwide.
Attorney General Supports State Opposition of Motion to End ACA
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced a settlement with Balboa Student Loan Trust that will provide $67 million in critical debt forgiveness and other much-needed relief for the 34,971 Californians who took out private student loans to attend Corinthian Colleges.
Attorney General Announces Debt Forgiveness for Defrauded Corinthian Colleges Students
The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County on Friday, June 15.
June 15: CHP to Conduct DUI Checkpoint in Santa Clarita Valley
G.H. Palmer, a Southern California-based commercial real estate developer, has closed on $158.8 million in financing for Colony Townhomes, a multifamily property located at 17621 Pauline Court in Santa Clarita.
G.H. Palmer Closes $158.8 Million Refinancing on Santa Clarita Townhomes
The JetHawks missed early opportunities to score and ended up 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position in a 6-0 loss to the Inland Empire 66ers on Thursday night at San Manuel Stadium.
Inland Empire 66ers Defeat JetHawks 6-0 Thursday
Veterans who have fallen on hard times, the working poor and those suffering mental illness all find themselves among the epidemic of homelessness in Southern California.
Providence St. Joseph Health Offers Community Programs for Veterans, Homeless
The city of Santa Clarita invites residents and their families to register for an upcoming day trip to Ventura Harbor Village and Harbor Cove Beach on Saturday, July 14.
July 14: Hop on the Santa Clarita Summer Beach Bus to Ventura
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has released its crime information and public safety report for Newhall (Zone 6) for crimes reported from May 14, 2018 - June 3, 2018.
Crime Blotter: Grand Theft Auto, Robbery in Newhall
California voters just bought the feel-good tax proposition that was stated to raise yet another $4 billion for “clean water” funds. Days later, Brown declared it isn’t enough. There will be another ballot measure in November to raise another $8 billion.
It’s Still Taxifornia | Commentary by Betty Arenson
1957 - Lang Station dedicated as State Historic Landmark No. 590 [story]
The William S. Hart Museum located in Hart Park in Santa Clarita will kick off summer with two free events this Saturday, June 16, for attendees of all ages.
June 16: Open House, ‘Day at the Ranch,’ at Hart Museum
Santa Clarita Valley Water's Public Outreach and Legislation Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 21, at 5:30 p.m.
June 21: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee
After an investigation of an alleged bear attack on the Pacific Crest Trail Thursday morning, which included a flyover by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, officials have confirmed no such attack occurred.
Fish & Wildlife Official: No Evidence of Bear Attack at Vasquez Rocks
Castaic Lake's Moonlight Kayaking trips are a rare opportunity for visitors to enjoy an evening out paddling on the upper lake, normally closed to nighttime use.
June 25: Moonlight Kayaking at Castaic Lake
Here’s something you rarely hear about - an art exhibit where you are encouraged to touch the artwork.
‘Pettable Paintings’ Now on Display at Newhall Community Center
LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2018–19 Board of Governors, who assume their posts as of July 1.
Academy Announces 2018-2019 Board of Governors
NORTHRIDGE - A week after he was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft, CSUN Baseball's Albee Weiss has received ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Second Team honors, as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday.
Minnesota Twins Select Matadors’ Weiss in MLB Draft
Nancy Eckels will demonstrate acrylic painting at the Aug. 20, meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association (SCAA). This event is free, open to the public and meets at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 23630 Valencia Blvd.
Aug. 20: Nancy Eckels Demonstrates Acrylic Demo at Barnes & Noble
On Thursday, June 7, JSB Development showcased the first of Vista Canyon’s mixed use retail/office structures in an introduction to the SCV commercial brokerage community.
JSB Development Debuts Vista Canyon’s Mixed Use Structure
The 2018-19 Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) season will feature an eclectic lineup of talented musicians and performers, as well as family-friendly programs as part of its College of the Canyons Presents season.
Santa Clarita PAC Announces 2018-2019 Season
SAN BERNARDINO – The JetHawks came back by plating four runs in the fourth inning and held on by holding the Inland Empire 66ers scoreless over the final six frames in a 4-3 win on Wednesday night at San Manuel Stadium.
JetHawks Come from Behind, Take Two-In-A-Row from 66ers
After seven years as guests of North Oaks Church of Christ, Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley has found a new home for its Resource Center.
Family Promise of SCV Finds New Home
Take to the streets and enjoy a run through the City’s beautiful paseos and trail system at the 23rd Annual Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars.
July 1: Registration Opens for 2018 Santa Clarita Marathon
1916 - Jesse Doty buys White Star Garage; he turns it into Newhall's first Ford dealership [story]